Fatal Motorcycle Accident In Chicago’s Lakeview Neighborhood

There was a fatal motorcycle accident Thursday afternoon (June 20) in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago.

The accident is reported to have happened at approximately 3:00 p.m. near Grace Street and Lake Shore Drive.    It involved a motorcyclist who fell off his motorcycle suddenly, and was hit by a taxi that was unable to stop fast enough to avoid the motorcyclist.

The motorcyclist has been identified as Joseph Woss, 31.  He was pronounced dead at 4:09 p.m. at Illinois Masonic Medical Center.

The accident remains under investigation.

Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources including the June 21 LakeView Patch titled “Motorcyclist Crashes, Dies in Lake View” as well as the CBS Chicago article of June 20 titled “Man Dies After Falling From Motorcycle, Getting Hit By Car in Lakeview.”


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